UH-1H/V Helicopters TM 55-1520-210-CL

13 February 1997
This manual supersedes TM 55-1520-210-CL, 27 December 1990, including all changes.

TM 55-1520-210-CL
7. Engine and transmission oil pressure - Check. 8. GPU - Disconnect. 6. 7. 8. 9. Engine compartment - Check. Hydraulic fluid sight gage - Check. Armament system - Check. Main rotor system - Check.

ENGINE RUNUP
1. Avionics - On. 2. STARTER GEN switch - STBY GEN. 3. Systems - Check. 4. RPM - 6600. 5. Deleted. 6. Avionics and flight instruments - Check and Set. 7. HIT check - Perform.

INTERIOR CHECK - CABIN
1. Transmission oil level - Check. 2. Cabin area - Check. 3. Crew and passenger briefing - Complete.

HELICOPTER AND SYSTEMS
1. Covers, locking devices, tiedowns, and cables - Remove except main rotor tiedown. 2. Publication - Check. 3. AC circuit breakers - In. 4. BAT switch - ON; Check voltage. 5. Lights - On; check, then off. 6. Fuel - Check quantity. 7. Fuel sample - Check as required. 0 8 . Cargo book - Check as required. 9. BAT switch - OFF. 10. Flight Controls - Check.

BEFORE STARTING ENGINE
1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. EXT LTS switches - Set. BAT switch - ON. GPU - Connect for GPU start. FUEL switches - Set. Fire guard - Posted if available. Rotor blades - Check clear and united. Ignition key lock switch - On. Throttle - Set for start. Engine - Start. INVTR switch - MAIN ON. Engine and transmission oil pressures - Check. GPU - Disconnect. Avionics - ON. STARTER GEN switch - STBY GEN. Systems - Check. RPM - 6600. Deleted. Avionics and flight instruments - Check and set.

HOVER/TAXI CHECK
1. Engine and transmission instruments - Check. 2 Flight instruments - Check. 3. Power - Check as required.

STARTING ENGINE

BEFORE TAKEOFF
1. RPM - 6600. 2 Systems - Check. 3. Avionics - As required. 4. Crew, passengers, and mission equipment - Check.

BEFORE LANDING
1. RPM - 6600. 2 Crew, passengers, and mission equipment - Check.

EXTERIOR CHECK
1. 2. 3. 04. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. Main rotor blade - Check. Fuselage (Area 1) - Check. Fuselage (Area 2) - Check. Armament systems - Check. Engine compartment - Check. Tail boom - Check. Tail rotor - Check. Main rotor blade - Check. Tail rotar gearboxes - Check. Tail boom - Check. Engine exhaust/smoke generator - Check. Oil cooling fan and heat compartments - Check. Engine compartment - Check. Hydraulic fluid sight gage - Check. Fuselage - Check. Main rotor system - Check. Transmission area - Check.

ENGINE SHUTDOWN
1. Throttle - Idle two minutes. 2. FORCE TRIM switch - ON. NOTE: Steps 3 through 7 are for the last flight of the day if not used. 3. PITOT HTR - Check. 4. INVTR switch - OFF, then SPARE. 5. AC voltmeter - Check. 6. MAIN GEN switch - OFF; check DC volts. 7. MAIN GEN switch - ON. 8. STARTER GEN switch - START. 9. Throttle - OFF. 10. Center pedestal switches - OFF. 11. Overhead switches - OFF. 12 Ignition key lock switch - As required.

ENGINE RUNUP

HOVER/TAXI/CHECK
1. Engine and transmission instruments - Check. 2. Power - Check as required.

BEFORE TAKEOFF
1. RPM - 6600. 2. Systems - Check. 3. Avionics - AS required. 4. Crew, passengers and mission equipment - Check.

INTERIOR CHECK - CABIN
1. Transmission Oil level - Check. 2. Cabin area - Check. 3. Crew and passenger briefing - Complete.

BEFORE LEAVING THE HELICOPTER
1. Walk-around - Complete. 2 Mission equipment - Secure. 3. Complete DA Forms 2408-12 and 2408-13. 4. Secure helicopter.

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

BEFORE STARTING ENGINE
1. 2. 03. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Overhead switches and circuit breakers - Set. GPU - Connect for GPU start. Smoke gage - Check. FIRE warning indicator light - Test. Press to test caution/warning lights. System instruments - Check. Center pedestal switches - Set. Flight controls - Check. Altimeters - Set. Fireguard - Posted if available. Rotor blades - Check clear and untied. Ignition key lock switch - On. Throttle - Set for start. Engine - Start. INVTR switch - MAIN ON.

THROUGH-FLIGHT CHECKLIST
BEFORE EXTERIOR CHECKS
1. Covers, locking devices, tiedowns, and cables - Removed. 2. Fuel - Check quantity.

DENNIS J. REIMER General, United States Army Chief of Staff

EXTERIOR CHECK
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Main rotor blade - Check. Armament systems - Check. Tail rotor - Check. Main rotor blade - Check. Tail rotor gearboxes - Check.

STARTING ENGINE

Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army
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To be distributed in accordance with DA Form 12-31-E, block no. 0668, requirements for TM 55-1520-210-CL

MAST BUMPING 1.Off. SMOKE AND FUME ELIMINATION . Autoratote. OVERHEAD BATTERY 1. Land as soon as possible. Land as soon as possible. CONTROL STIFFNESS 1. 2. MAIN GEN switch . Power. Land as soon as possible TABLE . Land as soon as possible.START. 5. 3.CAUTION LIGHTS LIGHT MASTER CAUTION CORRECTIVE ACTION Check the CAUTION panel for the condition. BAT switch . EMER SHUTDOWN after landing. BAT switch . pull applicable circuit breaker.Open.Press.STBY GEN. 2. Information/system status. Land as soon as possible. Land as soon as practicable. EMER SHUTDOWN. Hover . 2. 3.TM 55-1520-210-CL EMERGENCY PROCEDURES ENGINE MALFUNCTION .Exit when main rotor has stopped. Land as soon as practicable.EMER. FIRE FLIGHT a. 2. HYD CONT circuit breaker . HYD CONT switch . FIRE FIRE ENGINE START 1. If control response is not restored: 2. 2.Open. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1997-554-121/60021 2 AUX FUEL Low DC GENERATOR INST INVERTER EXTERNAL POWER XMSN OR PRESS XMSN OR HOT ENGINE INLET AIR CHIP DETECTOR FUEL BOOST 20-MIN FUEL IFF ENG OIL PRESS ENG CHIP DET GOV EMER ENG ICE DET ENG FUEL PUMP ENG ICING FUEL FILER HYD PRESSURE SPARE PIN: 022121-000 . Circuit breakers . Switch to other inverter. 2.Exit. Throttle . MAIN DRIVESHAFT FAILURE 1. Throttle . EMER SHUTDOWN after landing.Increase. Land as soon as practicable. Autorotate. 4. 3.Jettison at a hover. CLUTCH FAILS TO RE-ENGAGE 1.Autorotate. Throttle . As each of the following steps are accomplished.Off. 6. 3. See emergency procedure. FIRE GROUND EMER SHUTDOWN *U.FLIGHT 1. Hover a safe distance away from personnel. 7. If landing cannot be made: 3. Land as soon as possible. MAIN GEN switches . Throttle . If hydraulic power is not restored. Land as soon as possible. 4. Collective . Cabin doors . Autorotate. 3.Autorotate. 5. Information/system status. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM MAIN GENERA-OR MALFUNCTION 1.Off and autorotate.On.OFF. 2.In one at a time in priority required.RESET then ON. Increase collective friction. 2. b. DITCHING . 4. 6. COMPLETE LOSS OF TAIL ROTOR THRUST 1. 2. STARTER GEN switch . Circuit breakers . EMER GOV OPNS.HOT OR LOW PRESSURE 1.Off. Airspeed . 3. FUEL switches . Start switch .OFF. ENGINE MALFUNCTION . STBY. 2 MAIN GEN switch .ON. Throttle . Land as soon as possible. PA . ENGINE RESTART . Land as soon as practicable. Pilot . 1.LOW ALTITUDE/LOW AIRSPEED OR CRUISE 1.Out. 1.Reduce. 3. HYD CONT switch .Reduce. 4. Autorotate. EMER SHUTDOWN. Land as soon as possible. Land as soon as possible. Land as soon as possible. MAIN GEN switch . EMER SHUTDOWN after landing. Land as soon as possible. HYD CONT switch . Land as soon as possible. 2. DE-ICE and BLEED AIR switches . 2. FUEL switches . Cockpit doom . 3. Collective .S. ELECTRICAL FIRE .ON. INT AUX FUEL switches . In-flight . Close door. 3. GEN & BUS REST first. 2. 5. Land as soon as practicable. Land as soon as possible. HYD CONT circuit breaker .POWER OFF 1. Crew (except pilot) and passengers . Attempt start.OFF then ON. 6. ENGINE OVERSPEED 1. HYDRAULIC HYDRAULIC POWER FAILURE 1.OFF.OFF. If main generator is not restored or if it goes off again: 3.In. 3. Relax pressure. Land as soon as possible. EMER SHUTDOWN. Land as soon as possible.Open prior to entering water. Reduce severity of maneuver. FLIGHT CONTROL/MAIN ROTOR SYSTEM MALFUNCTIONS 1.ON. 2.OFF.POWER ON 1.COCKPIT AND CABIN Doors. HYD CONT switch .OFF. BAT.OFF. Cabin Doors .ON. 2. 2.Out. GEN & BUS RESET circuit breaker . and Vents . 2. 5.In. Check fuel pressure.select opposite position. GOV switch . COLLECTIVE BOUNCE 1. DITCHING DITCHING . Windows.HOVER Autorotate. 2.Off. STARTER GEN switch . Make a significant collective application. TRANSMISSION AND DRIVE SYSTEM MALFUNCITONS TRANSMISSION OIL .4600 ft or less. If master caution only (no segment light): Land as soon as possible. EMER SHUTDOWN after landing.DURING FLIGHT 1. ENGINE COMPRESSOR STALL 1. Land as soon as practicable. 2. 2. Land as soon as possible. 2. If fuel pressure is zero: 2.Jettison prior to entering water. Exit when main rotor has stopped.Adjust. FLIGHT CONTROL SERVO HARDOVER 1. EMER FOV OPNS. Land as soon as possible. CLUTCH FAILS TO DISENGAGE 1. 3. 2. Power . FUEL SYSTEM FUEL BOOST PUMP FAILURE If both FUEL BOOST caution lights illuminate: 1. Land as soon as possible. Cockpit Doors . Land as soon as possible. check for source of fire. DROOP COMPENSATOR FAILURE EMER GOV OPNS. When malfunctioning circuit is identified.

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THE METRIC SYSTEM AND EQUIVALENTS .

PIN: 022121-000 .

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